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12.01.2017

Podcast: Elder abuse law reform proposals on enduring documents and family agreements

AudioTranscriptMarie-Claire Muir (MCM): Hi. I’m Marie-Claire Muir, Communications Manager at the Australian Law Reform Commission. I’m here with Matt Corrigan who’s a Principal Legal Officer at the ALRC and he’s been working on our Elder Abuse Inquiry. He’s been focussing in on a few different areas, but today we’re going to talk about enduring documents and family

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12.12.2016

Podcast: Elder Abuse Discussion Paper and proposals for reform

AudioTranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): The ALRC has recently released a Discussion Paper for its inquiry into Elder Abuse and I’m here speaking with Professor Rosalind Croucher who’s the President of the ALRC and also leading this particular inquiry. Before we talk about the Discussion Paper and the proposals that are in that, I thought it would

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03.11.2016

Podcast: Interns, Semester 2 2016

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello I’m Sabina Wynn, the Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here today with three of our most recent interns. They’ve just completed a semester with us working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry. I’m going to ask Scott first, so what have you actually been working on while

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11.08.2016

What’s the secret?

Leadership Lunch Series, Women Lawyers NSW, Newcastle Chapter, 4 August 2016, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM* President, Australian Law Reform CommissionTranscriptAcknowledgmentReflecting our commitment in our Reconciliation Action Plan, as the head of a government agency—and personally, I acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land, the Awabakal and Worimi peoples, who must have sat in a place like this and looked over

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14.06.2016

Podcast: The Elder Abuse Issues Paper

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello I’m Sabina Wynn, the Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here with Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the ALRC and Commissioner who’s leading our current inquiry into elder abuse.The 15th June marked World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and on that day the ALRC released its first consultation

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14.06.2016

Podcast: Interns, Semester 1 2016

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello, I’m Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here with four of our interns who’ve just completed a semester with us. They’ve been working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry and I’m just going to ask them to introduce themselves.Michael Quach (MQ): Hi, my name is Michael,

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02.03.2016

Podcast:Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws – the Final Report

 Marie-Claire Muir (MC): Hello I’m Marie-Claire Muir, Communications Manager at the Australian Law Reform Commission. I’m talking with ALRC President Professor Rosalind Croucher, who led the Freedoms Inquiry. Today we’re talking about the final report for that Inquiry, Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws, which was tabled today in Parliament.Hi Ros. How are you?Rosalind Croucher

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04.08.2015

Video: Launch of the Native Title Report

Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (ALRC Report 126) was formally launched in Sydney on 29 June 2015.Captions/subtitles can be turned on via the video player controls.Transcripts are also available of speeches made on the day by Professor Rosalind Croucher, ALRC President, and Professor Lee Godden, Commissioner leading the Native

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03.06.2015

Podcast: Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) – the Final Report

TranscriptHello,I am Lee Godden, the Australian Law Reform Commissioner who led the Review of the Commonwealth legislation – the Native Title Act 1993.  Native Title holds much significance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and it is important as the legal system’s recognition of traditional rights and interests in lands and waters.The ALRC was

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24.11.2014

Podcast: Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws – the Final Report

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello I’m Sabina Wynn, the Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here with the Commission’s President, Professor Rosalind Croucher, and Part-time Commissioner Graeme Innes, and we’re going to be talking about the ALRC’s latest report Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws.So Ros, what was the ALRC asked

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